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Uganda Cranes To Fly To Malawi By Chartered Plane

After playing out a goalless draw with Burkina Faso today, The Uganda National Football Team (The Cranes) will board a Chartered plane to fly to Malawi by for the final Total AFCON qualifier scheduled for Monday 29th March 2021.

FUFA Communications Director, Ahmed Hussein on Tuesday said that the National team will fly out on 28th March 2021 aboard Uganda Airlines Bombardier.

“It is important for the National Team to travel with a lot of comfort during the current COVID-19 times when you need the entire team to move together for better preparations,’ he said before adding that, ‘ the final contingent will be released by FUFA.” He added.

It will be the second time in this campaign that FUFA has paid for a chartered flight to transport Uganda Cranes. The opening fixture against Burkina Faso saw Cranes use Uganda Airlines as they picked a valuable point off the West African Giants in Ouagadougou.

Uganda Cranes are currently second in group B on eight points from five matches while Burkina Faso already sealed Qualification after a stalemate with Uganda which took them to 9 points. Malawi sit third in Group B with 7 points after an emphatic 1-0 win over South Sudan who sit bottom of the group with 3 points.

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